Small Group Tour of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

Why We Love This

  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide

Location
Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America

Duration
2 to 2.5 hrs

Description

The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum doesn’t just cover extraterrestrial exploration. It covers everything from the early history of flight to the Space Race and moon landings. Learn what it's like to be an astronaut today with one of our expert guides – there’s even freeze dried ice cream in the gift shop to get the full experience. You’ll see the first plane to take flight as well as the Spirit of St. Louis. Check out objects that have been to the moon and back like Buzz Aldrin’s space suit, moon boots, the Apollo 11 Command Module, and real moon rocks. Discover the history of the world’s foremost space program and the technology and innovation that made it possible to land a man on the moon.

Highlights of the tour generally include:

• Buzz Aldrin’s Space Suit
• Wright Brothers Flyer
• Moon Boots
• Spirit of St Louis
• Apollo 11 Command Module
• Model of the International Space Station
• Moon Rock

Cancellations & Refunds

Can be canceled up to 48hrs in advance

Duration

2 to 2.5 hrs

Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Departure Point

Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

Additional Information

Confirmation will be received at time of booking
A maximum of 8 people per tour allowed
A moderate amount of walking is involved
Minimum numbers apply. This tour will not run without a minimum of 2 guests to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.

Notes: Air & Space Museum and other attractions or museums in DC may be subjected to occasional closures without previous warning from the museum management. When this occurs, we will provide guests with an appropriate alternative if the museum opening time is delayed more than 1h from the tour starting time. In these cases we are unable to provide refunds or discounts. Appropriate dress is required for entry into some sites on this tour. No large bags or suitcases are allowed inside the museum, only handbags or small thin bag packs are allowed through security. Due to increased security measures at many attractions some lines may form on tours with 'Skip the Line' or 'No Wait' access. Some specific rooms inside the museum are subjected to a very quiet or restricted right to speak inside, in this cases your guide will provide the information about this places before entering the specific rooms where this rule applies. Some collections may vary along the year.


Inclusions

Professional guide
Small-group tour

Exlusions

Gratuities (optional)
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Food and drinks, unless specified

Departure Point: Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

"Our tour guide was great!..."

October 25, 2017 - 

Our tour guide was great! He took us through the museum to ensure we saw the places he knew would get backed up quick first, so hardly any lines. He was very knowledgeable and told us about the other air and space museum by Dulles as our son is a huge WWII plane buff. It was definitely worth it!


"Our guide was informative, friendly,..."

October 13, 2017 - 

Our guide was informative, friendly, prompt and eager to answer our questions.


"The guide was very helpful..."

August 4, 2017 - 

The guide was very helpful and very nice!


"This tour was amazing!..."

May 17, 2017 - 

This tour was amazing!


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